'''Michael Paul "Mick" Martin''' (born 9 July 1951) was an Irish people|Irish association football|soccer
player during the 1970s and 1980s.
Born in Dublin
, he played for Bohemian F.C.|Bohemians
, Manchester United F.C.|Manchester United
, Newcastle United F.C.|Newcastle United
, West Bromwich Albion F.C.|West Bromwich Albion
, Vancouver Whitecaps (NASL)|Vancouver Whitecaps
, Cardiff City
, Preston North End
, Peterborough United F.C.|Peterborough United
, Rotherham United F.C.|Rotherham United
and the Republic of Ireland national football team|Republic of Ireland
where he won a total of 51 caps. His first cap was against Austria in October 1971 and his last against Spain in April 1983.
A devoted Aston Villa
supporter, he played his schoolboy football mainly at Home Farm F.C.|Home Farm
before signing for Seán Thomas
's Bohemians in 1968. He spent a year learning his trade in...